Shooting on Victoria Drive

Dec 19 2017, 9:55 am

Vancouver Police are investigating a shooting after a man suffering from a bullet wound stumbled into a restaurant on Victoria Drive near 35th Avenue.

Shortly after 9:30 last night, the victim was sitting in a car that was parked on 35th Avenue near Victoria Drive. An unknown man approached the car and shot multiple rounds into the vehicle and then ran off.

The victim went to a nearby restaurant looking for help. Restaurant patrons called 9-1-1 and police and paramedics responded to the scene.

The man was rushed to hospital where he underwent surgery. He has since been released.

Police believe the 33-year-old Burnaby man was targeted. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made in the case.

Anyone with information about this incident, who has not yet spoken to police, is asked to call the Vancouver Police Major Crime Section at (604) 717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.

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